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2019 Block of the Month - Month 10

 by thequiltingpatch on 07 Oct 2019 |
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Hello BOMers. My sincerest apologies for the mix up with last months lettering guide. The gremlins attacked. Thankfully the block itself wasnt affected, just the lettering order, but that would confused you all the same. Nice to see you are keeping m...

2019 Block of the Month - Month 9

 by thequiltingpatch on 06 Sep 2019 |
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Hello again BOMers.  We are on a roll with indoor plants in the quilt pattern - last month was African Violets and now it's time for the classic house plant - the anthurium.  You recall them from the 70s and 80s right? After a little google search I ...

2019 Block of the Month - Month 8

 by thequiltingpatch on 26 Jul 2019 |
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Hello intrepid foundation piecers! If you've hung in with me until now, congratulations. That means you are a foundation piecing PRO.  This months' block is the African Violet. Not the easiest plant to keep alive. We have one at work that was given t...

2019 Block of the Month - Month 7

 by thequiltingpatch on 09 Jul 2019 |
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Hello again! My how quickly those months fly around. This month I'm running a tad late and I do apologise. I've had a laptop change and although I felt terribly confident that everything important was locked away safely in dropbox, I managed to lose ...

2019 Block of the Month - Month 6

 by thequiltingpatch on 30 May 2019 |
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Hello again, glad to see you are back for more.  At the halfway mark we are welcoming in a flower with more than one common name.  I know them as a cornflower, but their other name is batchelors button.  This European native got it's name as they use...

2019 Block of the Month - Month 5

 by thequiltingpatch on 28 Apr 2019 |
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Welcome to Month 5! Happy Mothers Day this month to all Aussie mums as this months block is the Chrysanthemum.  They are the tradional choice of flowers for mothers on their special day. As a busy mum, I would say, yes the flowers are lovely, but ano...

2019 Block of the Month - Month 3

 by thequiltingpatch on 11 Mar 2019 |
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Welcome to Month 3, and the primrose block At the bottom of the page are the cutting instructions for the outer border strips as you'll want to cut those off your 3m background fabric before you use up too much of it.  Also a note on the floral on po...

2019 Block of the Month - Month 2

 by thequiltingpatch on 01 Feb 2019 |
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Welcome to Month 2. This months block is the Lily block. Here is the foundation pattern. If you coped ok with last months block, the morning glory, then the lily block presents no great challenges.  All the same here are the section and number guides...

2019 Block of the Month - Month 1 Pt B

 by thequiltingpatch on 13 Jan 2019 |
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As promised here is Part B - the sun compass for the centre of this years quilt.  You will be making 4 of these units and sewing them together to form a sun.  Now my sun compass is quite literal, so I'm going to use yellows and oranges. Yours could ...

2019 Block of the Month - Month 1 Pt A

 by thequiltingpatch on 11 Jan 2019 |
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Welcome to the 2019 Block of the Month! The absolute BEST thing about this quilt, apart from is bright colourful layout, is that it is so scrap friendly.  You'll be able to use your scraps of homespun, blenders, batiks, and medium to small all over ...